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06-10-11, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By OneArmedScissor

LA to SD is pretty much the flattest ride ever....

LA to SD is pretty much the flattest ride ever. Torrey Pines is a total option. It's completely possible to just slowly grind your way up the top.

I've toyed with doing the ride fixed. I've done...
06-10-11, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By OneArmedScissor

5 minutes up the hill is a good time 6.5 if...

5 minutes up the hill is a good time
6.5 if youre tired.
Forum: Texas
05-18-11, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,101
Posted By OneArmedScissor

46x17 should be easy hills in texas are...

46x17 should be easy

hills in texas are gimpy little things.

I did tons of road rides on a 46x17 and I never needed easier gearing.

granted that's a useless gear at the velodrome.

anyone...
05-10-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,441
Posted By OneArmedScissor

speak for yourself. my posterior looks fantastic...

speak for yourself. my posterior looks fantastic in bike shorts. :D
05-09-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By OneArmedScissor

this sounds pretty awesome. and I feel like...

this sounds pretty awesome.

and I feel like taking this friday off, too.

See ya there!

I'll be in a hilarious orange green and baby blue team kit.
10-14-10, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,886
Posted By OneArmedScissor

go rustle up your wife. or use that broadband...

go rustle up your wife.
or use that broadband connection for what it was designed to do.
10-14-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,101
Posted By OneArmedScissor

why it costs $10,000 to put on an industrial park...

why it costs $10,000 to put on an industrial park crit.

http://cyclingscience.org/blog/2010/02/08/WhyItCosts10000ToPutonAnIndustrialParkCrit.aspx
10-14-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,101
Posted By OneArmedScissor

This is like having an argument with a...

This is like having an argument with a creationist.

edit: you're still my favorite brianforums poster.
10-14-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,101
Posted By OneArmedScissor

no power steering? actual racing requires...

no power steering? actual racing requires athleticism. Cone chasing requires the same kind of hand eye coordination it takes to be a great world of warcraft player/counterstrike player.
...
10-14-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,101
Posted By OneArmedScissor

also road racers are lazy. That's why you have...

also road racers are lazy. That's why you have the legs for 2 races, wheelsuckers.
10-14-10, 11:44 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,101
Posted By OneArmedScissor

is it really, though? Both hobbies are frequented...

is it really, though? Both hobbies are frequented by the same types of type-A narcissistic adrenaline junkies. Cycling's participants are just a LOT skinnier.

The average autoXer looks like they...
08-26-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,137
Posted By OneArmedScissor

mine is overat muddysherpa.com...

mine is overat muddysherpa.com (http://www.muddysherpa.com)
it's a mix of bike industry, ride reports (from weekends) race reports (from when I'm feeling fit and sassy) and muddy messy cross loving.
08-06-10, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,737
Posted By OneArmedScissor

looking for some rides in San Diego

hey all, just got here, and looking for some rides around here.

I don't even know where the bike shops are, much less where I could go looking for some rides.

I'm also looking for a place to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,911
Posted By OneArmedScissor

i always used to grab my brake cables, however...

i always used to grab my brake cables, however the new ultegra does not have all that exposed brake cabling nonsense. looks like ill have to find a new way to invisible aerobar. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By OneArmedScissor

Competitive Cyclist spits out impossible bike frame.

I know I know...it's just an approximation. The problem is I'm not sure what I should be riding really.

I was riding a 56cm specialized tarmac, with the stem flipped way up and i couldn't get any...
Forum: Texas
07-14-10, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By OneArmedScissor

it doesn't matter if they'd be okay. it's giving...

it doesn't matter if they'd be okay. it's giving officers one more reason to harass innocent people, which they already have plenty of.
07-03-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,663
Posted By OneArmedScissor

please take off the tinfoil hat. ...

please take off the tinfoil hat.
http://www.skepticforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=54&t=12346

http://www.nycskeptics.org/blog/experts-agree-your-experts-are-morons/


a small number of cancers may...
06-16-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 955
Posted By OneArmedScissor

some of us just don't feel the need to coast...

some of us just don't feel the need to coast through everything in life.
06-13-10, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By OneArmedScissor

I'm considering doing at least a part of your ride during my trip here.

I'm considering doing at least a part of your ride during my trip here, therefore many thanks for the route. Let us know how it went today!
Forum: Texas
03-15-10, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By OneArmedScissor

randomly decided to ride to Austin

So, a friend and I randomly decided to ride to Austin from Houston (Katy, actually)

We used google maps new bicycling feature. It led us to a couple of dead ends, but we did make it there without...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,557
Posted By OneArmedScissor

what kind of ***** dogs do you have over there in...

what kind of ***** dogs do you have over there in north carolina? Is it illegal to own anything bigger than a yorkshire terrier in your state?

Down here in TX we have dogs the size of small cars...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-09, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By OneArmedScissor

90% of the riders I see have no reason to be on a...

90% of the riders I see have no reason to be on a super stiff Aluminum frame or a high spec fancy ultra light carbon frame (which most of them, being pretty hefty, shouldn't be riding anyway).

For...
Forum: Texas
09-14-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,861
Posted By OneArmedScissor

that's a rockin average pace RayM!!!! :thumb:...

that's a rockin average pace RayM!!!! :thumb: congrats on the finish!!!!!!
Forum: Texas
09-14-09, 08:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,703
Posted By OneArmedScissor

going a lot faster? Most of the riders I...

going a lot faster? Most of the riders I experienced were on bike clothes and on multi thousand dollar bikes but still riding just as fast and reckless as the critical mass riders on their cruiser...
Forum: Texas
09-13-09, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,861
Posted By OneArmedScissor

I wanted to ride today, but ended up pulling a...

I wanted to ride today, but ended up pulling a muscle and am limping around today. It's not bad, but I'll need to rest to race this week. :(

Enjoy the day out there guys. I'm gonna be slowly...
Forum: Texas
09-03-09, 03:14 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,179
Posted By OneArmedScissor

I'm actually a little bummed out. I started in...

I'm actually a little bummed out. I started in the Hell's Gate hopefuls section not realizing I would be considered a "fast" rider. I've seen the racers out at the crits and I don't think I'm...
Forum: Texas
02-16-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,507
Posted By OneArmedScissor

police officers in texas tend to be complete...

police officers in texas tend to be complete idiots when it comes to bicycle laws, at least.
Forum: Texas
01-21-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,691
Posted By OneArmedScissor

hahaha I know exactly what you mean. I just keep...

hahaha I know exactly what you mean. I just keep yelling it progressively louder. People quickly figure out what it means. I actually didn't know how to yell it, since in Japan we yelled "right side"...
Forum: Texas
01-21-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 807
Posted By OneArmedScissor

12mph on road bikes? you guys must be having a...

12mph on road bikes? you guys must be having a blast shooting the breeze.
although that speed sounds right for my urban MTB rides.

Awesome to see your dad is still keeping 2 wheels on the...
Forum: Texas
01-18-09, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,691
Posted By OneArmedScissor

nothing a nice loud "on your left" can't...

nothing a nice loud "on your left" can't fix.
Forum: Texas
01-18-09, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,691
Posted By OneArmedScissor

just do some mountain biking. I had no problem in...

just do some mountain biking. I had no problem in the hills at all and had only been cycling for one year and was carrying a lot of cargo on my bike.

if you have a cervelo you should be making...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,817
Posted By OneArmedScissor

i ride a fixed gear bike because it makes me a...

i ride a fixed gear bike because it makes me a faster road cyclist. after a month of fixed gear training (my first time ever) I outsprinted my training buddy on my road bike by a mile.

he's since...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-09, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By OneArmedScissor

mmmm rapha. i have one of their jackets. I...

mmmm rapha.

i have one of their jackets. I love it so much.
Forum: Texas
01-07-09, 01:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,929
Posted By OneArmedScissor

isn't pedaling your bike kind of the point of...

isn't pedaling your bike kind of the point of riding?

maybe I'm crazy.
Forum: Texas
11-27-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,235
Posted By OneArmedScissor

there already is one...

there already is one...
11-25-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By OneArmedScissor

put your bike in a bike bag. that's how the...

put your bike in a bike bag.

that's how the Japanese do it. It's not a bike. It's your luggage.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 12:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,824
Posted By OneArmedScissor

I stereotype pickup trucks because it saves my...

I stereotype pickup trucks because it saves my life.

Stereotyping is a human adaptation because it tends to work.
I give pickup trucks lots of room and sometimes even pull over to let them pass...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,824
Posted By OneArmedScissor

Many of us do carry while biking.

Many of us do carry while biking.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 12:15 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,575
Posted By OneArmedScissor

a truer statement was never uttered. ...

a truer statement was never uttered.


Perhaps this is an insight: Bicycling is uncool in America because of the latent ****phobia present in our culture? People can't fathom wearing tight...
Forum: Texas
11-25-08, 12:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,235
Posted By OneArmedScissor

because Dallas is laid out in the worst sprawl I...

because Dallas is laid out in the worst sprawl I have ever experienced?
I really hope it's gotten better since I lived there. Last time it was like a 30 minute drive to get anywhere.


ps:...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,072
Posted By OneArmedScissor

I have the same problem. I thought I was the only...

I have the same problem. I thought I was the only one. I can't ride anything that would remotely resemble "my size." just by looking at my height.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,297
Posted By OneArmedScissor

snot rockets are your friend. make sure the rear...

snot rockets are your friend. make sure the rear is clear before launching a salvo.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 26,526
Posted By OneArmedScissor

Mine got into biking with me as a means of having...

Mine got into biking with me as a means of having a hobby to enjoy together.

<3 I think she trains more than I do because of my school schedule.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,958
Posted By OneArmedScissor

the VW diesel powered cars are looking more and...

the VW diesel powered cars are looking more and more attractive every day.

So is the honda fit
Toyota Prius

and honda civic Hybrid.

Hopefully subaru brings their diesel over here and I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,072
Posted By OneArmedScissor

I ride a 56 and a 57. I'm 5'8 1/2

I ride a 56 and a 57.

I'm 5'8 1/2
11-11-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,346
Posted By OneArmedScissor

agreed. I'm just wondering why we can't...

agreed.

I'm just wondering why we can't decide to do the same thing here?
11-10-08, 11:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,346
Posted By OneArmedScissor

speed isn't as dangerous as poor driving habits...

speed isn't as dangerous as poor driving habits are. The autobahn functions quite well because of a hyper organized and obedient system of right lane slow left lane fast.

people here have no idea...
Forum: Foo
11-04-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,753
Posted By OneArmedScissor

it really is a great car.

it really is a great car.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 8,850
Posted By OneArmedScissor

this is why people need to start adopting "city...

this is why people need to start adopting "city bikes"

nobody would ever steal something so obviously dorky and yet simultaneously awesome as a dutch bike.
11-03-08, 05:50 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,022
Posted By OneArmedScissor

if jacob rode a road bike he could keep 17.5 mph...

if jacob rode a road bike he could keep 17.5 mph all day while shaving AND finishing the last problems on his math homework.

I personally suspect that the police officer failed remedial math. I...
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